• @[email protected]
    8 months ago

    The RAM shredding feature seems kind of silly to me, but I don’t know the details. Ideally the operating system should clear pages before giving them to other applications… While I can see the appeal in also doing it in the application, it seems kinda wasteful, and I wouldn’t trust the application to do a good job of that anyway. If the point is to prevent the app itself from leaking private keys on a buffer overflow or whatever… I guess I can see the value of that, but I’d rather see mitigations for the buffer overflows highlighted instead. I guess this just makes me a little suspicious of the actual value provided by the app.